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resignation
used in
Sense and Sensibility
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resignation
Used in
Sense and Sensibility
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  • She resigned herself at first to all the misery of her situation; and happy had it been if she had not lived to overcome those regrets which the remembrance of me occasioned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As it was impossible, however, now to prevent their coming, Lady Middleton resigned herself to the idea of it, with all the philosophy of a well-bred woman, contenting herself with merely giving her husband a gentle reprimand on the subject five or six times every day.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: accepted it with resignation
as in: submitted her resignation
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